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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Columbus, Ohio is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Columbus, Ohio is more expensive.

Columbus, Ohio cost of living is 84.30.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGColumbus, OhioUnited States
  Overall  84100
  Grocery  90.8100
  Health  99100
  Housing  65100
  Utilities  96100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  90100


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Great Place to Raise Kids

I loved living in Columbus. There are tons of activities for children (see the book "Kids Love Columbus). There's a great sense of community and the citizens have good... (Read More)



Columbus, OH

have lived in Columbus for about 9 yrs now. Moved here because my husband was born & raised here and had good memories of the place from the '70's. I can't stand this... (Read More)



Columbus overall

After living in the Columbus area for 2 years, I think I can give an impartial review of the city. So, here goes: Pros: Low cost of living compared to many other... (Read More)



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